Media Match Guidelines

Media Parking

Complimentary Media Parking is located in the RED parking lot on the West side of World Cup Way across from Toyota Stadium.

Media Will Call

Media Will Call is located at the North box office along Lamar Hunt Way. It opens two hours prior to kick of every match. It closes in the 15th minute of the game.

In-Game Video/Photo Guidelines

Due to limited sideline space at Toyota Stadium, photographers and videographers may only shoot from behind the designated areas behind the goals. 

There is no shooting of competition allowed from any other areas of the stadium during play – including in the seating areas of the bowl, from the Press Box or other places on the Main Concourse. The technical area and sidelines are off limits to the media pre-game, in-game and post-game.

Photographers should use the Interview Room located at the South End of Toyota Stadium beneath the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Ethernet access will be available.

Live Video Policy: In-Game 

During match action, only FC Dallas personnel and broadcast rights-holders may transmit live video footage from Toyota Stadium during hours of official play.

Non-rights holders may record video of game action for highlights during access periods, but at no point during match action may they transmit live/streaming video footage, including video for television and/or mobile and web-based programs. 

All transmissions of live video for TV live shots pre or post-match must be in designated media access zones and must be pre-arranged and facilitated by a member of FC Dallas Communications.

Live Video Policy: Postgame Interviews and Locker Room Access

A formal press conference with FC Dallas head coach Luchi Gonzalez will take place approximately 15 minutes following the conclusion of the match in the Toyota Stadium Interview Room, located at the South End of Toyota Stadium beneath the National Soccer Hall of Fame. The visiting team’s head coach will be available to speak with media in the visiting locker room area.

Approved video-recorded interviews post-match in the locker room will take place approximately 15 minutes after the final whistle. Members of the media not recording video may be asked to slightly alter their standing position to allow for approved video recordings of the interview.

Members of the media may use their video recording devices, including cell phones and digital cameras, for approved interviews only. Members of the media are not allowed to shoot b-roll or still images in the locker room.

Only FC Dallas personnel and Club broadcast rights-holders may transmit live video footage of interviews from the Club’s locker room during designated League-mandated media access windows. This policy includes live/streaming video for television and/or mobile and web-based programs.

Please note: these policies apply for FC Dallas matches only. Other entities (such as U.S. Soccer, CONCACAF, the NCAA, etc.) that utilize the stadium will have a different set of standard policies under which they operate.

Press Box

The FC Dallas is located on the third level of Toyota Stadium. Accredited media can access the press box by entering the Winners Club presented by WinStar World Casino and Resort. The press box elevator is located across from the Club restrooms. Please press PB to access the Press Box.

FC Dallas provides complimentary meals to media covering FC Dallas games. Meal service begins two and a half hours prior to kick and runs through halftime.


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